TNK-BP informs that effective of October 15, 2012, Elena Lobodina will be appointed Vice President, STL, replacing Jonathan Kollek in this position. Elena will report directly to Alfred Barrios, Executive Director and Executive Vice President, Downstream.
Jonathan Kollek joined TNK-BP in 2003 and played a pivotal role in leading the domestic and international expansion of STL trading activities and promoting implementation of best international practices and standards in the Russian market.
Elena will join TNK-BP from BP Moscow where she currently occupies the Trading Leader position in Moscow. From 2005 to 2011, Elena successfully worked in TNK-BP occupying a number of positions, including Director, Oil and Products Supply, and Vice President, Strategy, Business Development and Planning, Downstream. Elena has experience in sales and trading portfolio. She holds a degree in Mathematics from Moscow State University and an MBA from INSEAD.
“I am glad Elena is back to TNK-BP and I am sure that her experience and unconditioned professionalism will help her demonstrate good work results and successfully meet the business challenges in such a competitive environment as supply, trading and logistics”, noted Alfredо Barrios, Executive Director and Executive Vice President.